The City of Parramatta – Community Grants


The City of Parramatta offers a range of quarterly and annual funding opportunities across the Local Government Area (LGA). The Community Grants Program were awarded in June 2016 to 39 organisations or individuals across a wide and diverse range of activities. Find out more about the 2016 Community Grant recipients.

We aim to support local not-for-profit community, recreation and sporting groups, clubs, organisations, services, social enterprises and even individuals with a wide range of services and activities that contribute to the strategic objectives of the City’s Community Strategic Plan.

Parramatta’s Heritage and Stories Research Fund 

We’re looking for research projects which will explore topics as diverse as Aboriginal heritage, social and cultural histories encompassing immigrant communities, significant heritage sites and structures in the Parramatta LGA and contemporary heritage.

Community Capacity Building Grants

Aims is to support community projects with a focus on creating arts, cultural celebrations and destinations, opportunities for recreation and leisure, creating vibrant neighbourhoods and precincts, promoting green paces and environment, creating a strong economy, building strong and innovative community infrastructure and managing growth and transport

Creative Project Leveraging Fund

Aims to support professional groups and organisation with creative projects in the Parramatta region and is open to those working in all art forms including music, sculpture, dance, painting, writing and literature, theatre, design, film and video and digital and web based projects ad apps. This category has been established as a leverage fund and applicants will be required to attract at least 50% matching funding from additional sources as a condition of receipt of funding – matching funds may in some circumstances include in-kind contributions.

Submissions close 6 March at 4pm. 

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